Colorado Yule marble: building stone of the Lincoln Memorial
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Published by Dept. of the Interior in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Marble - Washington (D.C.) - Deterioration,
  • Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.) - Inspection,
  • Marble - Colorado

Book details:

Edition Notes

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The Physical Object
Pagination43 p.
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22046666M

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The Colorado Yule marble, quarried in Marble, Colo., is a very pure white marble, and it has been widely acclaimed for its quality and purity. This marble has been used for many prominent buildings; one of the most notable is the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., built nearly 80 years ago. Book, Print in English Colorado Yule marble: building stone of the Lincoln Memorial by Elaine S. McGee ; prepared in cooperation with the National Park Service. Colorado Yule marble building stone of the Lincoln Memorial: an investigation of differences in durability of the Colorado Yule marble, a widely used building stone by E. S. McGee. Get this from a library! Colorado Yule marble: building stone of the Lincoln Memorial. [E S McGee].

  Pt.6) Variations in the Yule Marble: Building Stone of the Lincoln Memorial, by Elaine S. McGee Posted on Febru Octo by Martin Cooney, Stone Sculptor An investigation of differences in the durability of the Colorado Yule marble,a widely used building stone. Download PDF Colorado Yule Marble book full free. Colorado Yule Marble available for download and read online in other formats. Search Results for "colorado-yule-marble" Colorado Yule Marble. E. S. McGee — Geology. Building Stone of the Lincoln Memorial. Author: E. S. McGee; Publisher: N Marble, Colorado: City of Stone. Duane. Buy Colorado Yule marble: building stone of the Lincoln Memorial (SuDoc I ) by E. S. McGee (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : E. S. McGee. Colorado Yule Marble. Building Stone of the Lincoln Memorial Author: E. S. McGee Publisher: N.A ISBN: Category: Geology Page: 43 View: This book brings together many of the best-known icons and customs of modern Christmas traditions, re-sourcing them in the light of a Pagan Hearth and offering touchstones for self.

The Yule Marble Quarry completed the prestigious task of sending marble to Washington D.C. to build the Washington Monument. And shortly after, architect, Henry Bacon, loved the marble so much that he (successfully) urged that it was used to clad the entire exterior of the Lincoln Memorial – which, in fact, gave this material it’s infamous name. An investigation of differences in the durability of the Colorado Yule marble, a widely used building stone. By Elaine S. McGee. U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN Abridged and Presented for your Interest and Entertainment by Martin Cooney Building Stone of the Lincoln Memorial PART 4) SELECTION OF YULE MARBLE FOR THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL U.S. Department. COLORADO MARBLE. It is the grain of our Marble that gives it an appearance of smooth texture, a homogeneous look, and a luminous surface that polishes well. These qualities are why it has been chosen for a number of major national and state landmarks, most notably the Lincoln Memorial. Lincoln Memorial: exterior is all Yule marble. The Tomb of the Unknowns is Yule marble, Yule Marble is a marble of metamorphosed limestone found only in the Yule Creek Valley, in the West Elk Mountains of Colorado, miles ( km) southeast of the town of Marble, Colorado.